TV Review: ESPN’s ‘Snoop & Son: A Dad’s Dream’

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Eight Reasons Why Melinda May is an Avenger

We here at Pop Rocking Culture think our favorite Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D, Melinda May, should be an Avenger! Great blog post!

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To say Agent Melinda May is a beloved fan favorite of ABC’s hit series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. would be a massive understatement. There’s a reason why some have nicknamed the superhero spy series The Coulson/May Power Hour.

There are also those who have dubbed Agent May the unsung Eighth Avenger. The fact that she is portrayed by the extraordinary Ming-Na Wen should be reason enough. After all this is the same gifted actress who brought epic Chun-Li and Mulan to the big screen.

The following are eight reasons that explain why Melinda May is the Eighth Avenger.

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The Brilliance of Kato

The Nerds of Color

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So like many people, I recently caught that Sony movie which stars Seth Rogen.

Only it wasn’t The Interview. It was the 2011 superhero spoof known as The Green Hornet.


While the film committed more than its share of cinema sins, it ultimately redeems itself by establishing one very fundamental truth: the most important character in Green Hornet is not the eponymous crime-fighter but his partner Kato who was played brilliantly by the very talented Jay Chou.

There’s a reason why the 1966 television series is known as The Kato Show in Asia. A multitude of reasons in fact, one of them being that Kato subverted the superhero sidekick paradigm in a most epic manner.

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